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News and analysis from the OptaPro team.

In his debut blog for OptaPro, data scientist @WillTGM analyses central defender passing trends in the Premier Leag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 Jan

VACANCY - we are recruiting a data scientist, who will work across @OptaPro & @OptaSuit. Opportunity. performgroup.com/careers/data-s… 16 Jan

Fantastic to have @WillTGM join the team. We'll be publishing Will's first blog for OptaPro this week, which explor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 14 Jan

Valuing passes – @GarryGelade considers how passing performance can be evaluated using a Pass Reward model. Vision. optasportspro.com/about/interest… 10 Jan

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BLOG: How we assign credit in football

Sam Gregory shares an approach that quantifies player involvement in build-up beyond traditional statistics.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

NEWS: Perform Group announces the acquisition of sports technology company, Scout7

OptaPro and Scout7 partnership strengthens with Perform Group acquisition.
Posted at 00:00

OptaPro to provide data to FIGC for the first Hackathon in Italian football

OptaPro have partnered with the Italian Football Federation to help deliver Italy’s first Hackathon event in Trento from the 14th to the 15th October.
Posted at 00:00

INTERVIEW: OptaPro speaks with Johannes Harkins, OptaPro Forum judge

With proposals currently being accepted for the 2018 OptaPro Analytics Forum, we speak with Johannes Harkins, data scientist at OptaPro and OptaPro Forum judge.
Posted at 00:00

INTERVIEW: Antonio Tramontano, analyst at Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian, speaks with OptaPro

A Q&A discussing data processes with the match analyst at the CSL side.
Posted by Ryan Bahia at 00:00